Single Transferable Voting

Understanding the STV process

If you've not voted in a Students' Union election before, you might not have used Single Transferable Voting (or Alternative Transferable Voting) before.

STV lets you rank your candidates of preference - so you can say who you would like to win if your first choice (or second, third...) is eliminated from the count.

Check out this NUS video that explains STV:


If you have any questions about STV, then simply contact Ian Bruce (Deputy Returning Officer,